Kurigram Correspondent: An Indian Border Guard Force (BSF) member named Mr. Sanu Kumar Jtop was arrested and handed over to the BGB by the local people for illegal entry into the Bhurungamari border of Kurigram. However, four hours after the arrest, the arrested BSF member was handed over through a flag meeting at the BGB and BSF levels.
Locals arrested the BSF member yesterday Thursday (July 27) at around 8:30 pm, 300 yards from border pillar 1007 MP of Sonahat BOP of upazila from inside Bangladesh.
According to local people, intelligence agencies and BGB sources, the detained BSF member Constable Shri Sanu Kumar Jtop is a member of India's Vishkhawa-31 Camp Battalion. The local crowd arrested him in a drunken state at the BSC Mor area adjacent to the Sonahat land port of Bangladesh. After getting the news of the arrest, BGB members of Sonahat and Baburhat BOP camps of Kurigram-31 BGB battalion arrested him at the spot.
According to local sources, the BSF member was involved in an extramarital affair with a married woman from a neighboring village adjacent to the camp. When he went to meet the woman in a drunken state at night, her lover's husband and local villagers chased him. Meanwhile, he crossed the border and entered Bangladesh to save his life. The BSF member was wearing a t-shirt and half pants and was drinking when he was arrested by the locals. Later the matter was informed to Sonahat BGB Commander and Sonahat BSF camp under BSF. They demanded the return of the detained BSF personnel.
Subedar of Kedar BOP under Kurigram-22 BGB. Aftab Uddin said that the arrested BSF member was handed over to the Sonahat BSF camp in India through the Sonahat land port around 12:30 pm. Currently, the border situation is normal.